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Ombudsman Office conducts inspection in Donetsk correctional colony

photo_2018-08-14_17-07-57 On 10 August, staff of DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office visit Donetsk correctional colony of the State Service for Execution of Punishment of the DPR Ministry of Justice. As part of the visit to the correctional colony, human rights defenders carried out inspection of the conditions of detention of...

Staff of DPR Ombudsman Office conduct reception in remand prison

453787 On 8 August, Staff of the Human Rights Ombudsman Office in the Donetsk People’s Republic once again visited persons held in Donetsk Remand Prison of the State Service of State Penitentiary Service of the DPR Ministry of Justice. During the visit, the human rights advocates conducted a private reception...

Specifics of curfew time for underage persons

A Decree of the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic of 02.07.2018 No. 194 introduced amendments to a Decree of the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic of 27.01.2016 No.16. According to the changes, curfew time is established from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. Some limitations on movement unaccompanied...

Ombudsman Office recalls the need to pay off debts for communal services

In connection with the increase in the number of appeals to the Human Rights Ombudsman Office in the Donetsk People’s Republic on issues related to the recovery of debts for the consumed public utilities, we remind that citizens are obliged to pay for consumed electricity, water supply, and maintenance....

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 28 July and 3 August 2018

    Since gaining independence, language issue has always been one of the favourite issues of politics of all levels. It remains acute even now, in the fifth year of the civil war in Donbass that followed actions of government aimed at infringement of the rights of regional entities...

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 23 and 29 June 2018

Last week, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) published the 22nd Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine (February 16 to May 15, 2018). Despite the fact that the document not as long as all the previous ones, the authors paid attention...

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 21 and 27 April 2018

    The human right to social security is one of the basic social human rights guaranteed by the state and enshrined at the highest legislative level. Social security is usually understood as a person’s right to assistance from the state in the form of payment of pensions and...

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 7 and 13 April 2018

  On April 7, the citizens of the Donetsk People’s Republic celebrated the anniversary of the proclamation of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Exactly four years ago, Donbass people refused to accept the coup d’état in Kiev and took a bold step, showing the whole world that it was ready...

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 17 and 23 March 2018

  Punishment for crimes against humanity, as well as war crimes, is an important factor in preventing such crimes, protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms, confidence-building, encouraging cooperation among peoples and ensuring international peace and security. In accordance with international law, war crimes and crimes against humanity are among...